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Lear Earnings Review: Profit Rises On Solid Performance Across Seating And Electrical Segments

by Trefis Team
Have more questions on Lear Corporation? See the links below. What’s Lear Corporation’s Fundamental Value Based On Expected 2015 Results? Where Will Lear’s Revenue And EBITDA Growth Come From Over The Next Three Years? What Is Lear Corpor...
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Travelzoo’s Q2 2016 Results Show Strong Bottom Line Recovery

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Travelzoo’s Q2 2016 results followed the previous few quarters’ trend of year-on-year decline in the top line. However, Travelzoo’s bottom line seems to be recovering well with a 140% y-o-y increase in net income to $2 million. ...
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Harley-Davidson Earnings Review: Market Share Gain In The U.S. Overshadows Retail Sales Decline

by Trefis Team
Harley-Davidson  (NYSE:HOG) reported its Q2 and half-yearly results on July 28, and as has been the case for the last few quarters, retail sales declined in the U.S., which forms almost two-thirds the net shipments for the company. However, the b...
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Here’s How Nokia Can Gain From Its Launch Of Connected Health Devices In India

by Trefis Team
Withings, a company recently acquired by  Nokia  (NYSE:NOK), has  launched a range of connected health devices in India, including fitness watches and Wi-Fi scales. Apart from activity trackers, Withings launched a home HD camera with baby monito...
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Cliffs Natural Resources’ Q2 2016 Earnings Review: Success Of Cost Reduction Initiatives And Recovery In Iron Ore Demand Bode Well For The Rest Of The Year

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Cliffs recorded a significant year-over-year improvement in its second quarter results, which primarily indicates the success of the company’s cost reduction initiatives, as reflected in its cash production costs. Cliffs undertook concerted...
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Here’s Why General Motors Is Re-Assessing Its India Investment?

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Reports quoting company officials suggest that General Motors (NYSE:GM)  is re-evaluating its planned $ 1 billion investment in India, to which the U.S. automaker had previously committed.  The investment is aimed at doubling its market share in ...
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Barrick Gold’s Q2 2016 Earnings Review: Improved Gold Pricing Environment And Success Of Cost Reduction Initiatives Boost Prospects Going Forward

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Barrick Gold reported a significant improvement in its Q2 results with a rally in gold prices and the success of the company’s cost reduction initiatives driving its results. With gold prices expected to remain elevated in the near term, Ba...
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Verisign Q2 Earnings: Company Beats Expectations, Shares Big News From China

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VeriSign  (NASDAQ:VRSN) performed solidly this quarter beating the consensus earnings estimate of $0.86 by a penny. Revenues came in at $286 million versus the consensus estimate of $284 million and were driven primarily by 8.6 million .com and ....
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Yahoo! Japan: Revenues Growth Continues As E-Commerce Services Gain Traction

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Yahoo! JAPAN Corporation  (OTC:YAHOY) announced its Q1 FY2017  results on July 28 th .(Fiscal years end with March) The revenues grew by over 84.73% year over year due to the assimilation of ASKUL corp. Additionally, smartphone usage among Japane...
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Diageo Returns To Growth, Outlook Looks Bright

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In its year ended June 2016 earnings,  Diageo (NYSE:DEO) reported organic sales growth of 2.8%, after two years of largely flat growth, heralding a “single mid-digit top-line growth” in 2017. This performance was last achieved in 2013...
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Earnings Review: Ford Posts A Strong Set Of Results That Only Suffer By Comparison To 2015’s Record Levels Of Profitability

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Ford Motor (NYSE: F) reported financial results for the second quarter of the fiscal year 2016 on Thursday, July 28th. The U.S. based auto maker’s earnings per share (EPS) declined by 9.3% despite revenue growing by 6%. This was largely the...
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How Did Boston Scientific Fare In Q2’16 Earnings?

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Boston Scientific  (NYSE:BSX) achieved a strong revenue growth of 15% in Q2’16, the results of which were reported by the company on July 28th. However, the outstanding revenue growth couldn’t percolate down to the net income line, du...
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Vale’s Q2 2016 Earnings Review: Cost Rationalization Efforts To Stand Company In Good Stead In Subdued Commodity Pricing Environment

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Vale’s Q2 results reflect the progress made by the company in its efforts to lower operational costs and increase operational efficiency as it continues to grapple with a subdued commodity pricing environment. The company’s cost ratio...
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Volkswagen Earnings Review: Scandal Still Weighs On Financials, But Core Performance Improves

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Volkswagen AG  (OTCMKTS:VLKAY)  is the world’s highest selling automaker, selling 5.12 million vehicles through June, up 1.5% year-over-year. Toyota sold 4.99 million vehicles through the first half, down 0.6% year-over-year. This growth is...
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Dilemma Of YouTube’s Unplugged TV Part 2: How Much Revenue Can Ads Based Model Add To Topline?

by Trefis Team
In the previous note, we explored the challenges Alphabet’s (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL) YouTube might face in monetizing its content through a Subscription based Video on Demand (SVoD) service. In this note, we explore the how the new service can disru...
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